Saw/Pattern Burn Operator

Manually and with machinery cut metal to required size using saw or burner. The job description is to be used as a guideline only and may not incorporate all functions of the job; education and experience outlines are ideal qualifications/assets but do not necessarily reflect the requirements of the position.

Essential Job Functions include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Set up and operate programmable machines to burn, saw, cut, shear, slit, punch, crimp, notch, bend, and/or straighten metal material
  • Operate basic measuring equipment  (tape measure, vernier calliper, angle finder)
  • Clean all factory and cut edges off of materials
  • Identify and mark steel properly per part number, description number and grade
  • Safely operate material handling equipment  (lift truck, overhead crane, forklift)
  • Consistently wear proper PPE as needed for task
  • Legibly and accurately complete required paperwork
  • Basic understanding of cutting gas pressures and kerf relationships
  • Ability to use various hand tools to include but not limited to: screwdriver, wrench, and ratchet
  • Ability to operate various power tools to include but not limited to: sander, table saw, chop saw, grinder, air blower
  • Conduct quality and quantity checks of material received notify appropriate personnel of non-conformances
  • Ability to safely use carts, dollies and hoists to move products / parts

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Problem solving—identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Customer service—manages difficult client/customer situations, responds promptly to customer needs, solicits customer feedback to improve service, responds to requests for service and assistance and meets commitments.
  • Planning/organizing—prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.
  • Quality control—demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, monitors own work to ensure quality and applies feedback to improve performance.
  • Quantity—meets productivity standards and completes work in a timely manner.
  • Adaptability—adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events. Being flexible to work on weekends and at nights.
  • Dependability—consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Safety and security—adheres to safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.  Maintain a safe and clean working environment through compliance with procedures, policies and regulations.


  • Commitment – Keep Promises and follow through on commitments.
  • Proactive – Look for blind spots and ensure success through contingency planning.
  • Can Do Attitude – Know our business and get things done.
  • Sense of Urgency –Highly responsive to internal and external customers.
  • Intellectual Curiosity – Passionate about learning and being the best in field of endeavor.
  • Integrity –Truthful in all dealings and communications, internally and externally. Fair with employees, customers, suppliers and investors.
  • Respect – Respectful of all employees, customers and suppliers and is free from discrimination and sexual harassment for all individuals.
  • Ethics – Abide by all local and national laws in the jurisdictions in which the Company operates.
  • Safety – Take responsibility for the safety of self, coworkers, and visitors.
  • Teamwork – work effectively with co-workers as a team; mentor and provide technical knowledge to co-workers; and demonstrate good attendance.
  • Accountability – Rise above circumstances and demonstrate the ownership necessary for achieving the desired results.


Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma.   Basic to mid – level computer literacy; 2-3 years powered industrial truck experience; Welding experience preferred

Language Skills

Reads and comprehends simple instructions, brief correspondence, and memos; Presents information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees effectively.

Mathematical Skills

Adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; Computes rate, ratio, and percent.  Ability to accurately use and read a tape measure and compare measurements to spec sheet to determine compliance

Reasoning Ability

Applies common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions; Deals with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes to:   OR fax 318 929 4853 OR n person

Job Category: Production
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Location: Shreveport

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